Contact Chuck with questions regarding:
The Director’s schedule, faculty meetings, and general questions about ACT.
Charles “Chuck” Morris (he/him) is a highly in-demand musician in the New England area and arts administrator. In addition to his administrative work at ACT Chuck serves as a permanent member of the Grammy-award-winning Albany Symphony.
Chuck’s artistry as a trombonist is highlighted as the winner of multiple solo competitions, culminating in a solo performance David Gillingham’s “Sonata for Bass Trombone” at Carnegie Hall and at Indiana University performing Eric Ewazen’s “Bass Trombone Concerto” with the IU Philharmonic Orchestra. As an ensemble performer, his experience spans across the country playing multiple genres and low brass instruments including performances with the nationally renowned Boston, Detroit, Grand Rapids, and Indianapolis Symphony Orchestras; jazz bands such the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra and BT ALC Big Band; and chamber settings such as the Boston Cantata Singers and the Paradigm Brass Quintet. Chuck holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from the University of Kentucky, a Master of Music from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, and a Doctorate of Musical Arts from Michigan State University.